Jonathan Coppage is a visiting senior fellow with the R Street Institute, where he researches urbanism and the built environment, especially the ways in which government regulations distort and inhibit the building of flourishing communities and civil-society institutions.

Jonathan joined R Street in September 2016, having previously served as a senior staff editor at The American Conservative, where he wrote and edited on politics and culture, as well as founding the magazine’s new urbanism initiative.

He graduated with a bachelor’s in political science from North Carolina State University and also studied in the Fundamentals program at the University of Chicago. He was a 2016 Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute and a 2012 Hertog Political Studies Fellow.

He lives in Washington.


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